Author Archives: Tony Peters

2019 Golden Grove Estate Malbec

Put your hand up if you have walked into a bottle shop and asked for a bottle of Malbec. Thought so…not many people have. Okay, so, that’s just an assumption by me but a pretty fair one I reckon. Let’s … Continue reading

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Dynamic Rosé Duo from Angullong Wines & Huntington Estate

It’s that time of year isn’t it? In Tassie, weather wise, you just don’t know what the day is going to bring.  Take yesterday for instance.  It was a really nice morning, albeit a bit chilly and then we got wind … Continue reading

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2015 Grey Sands Pinot Noir

There is a really good, well worn, walking track close by that runs along the edge of the Derwent River.  It provides uninterrupted views of the river, Hobart and Mount Wellington/Kunanyi. Lately, there’s been some upgrading and it’s not as … Continue reading

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2019 Golden Grove Estate Granite Belt Joven Tempranillo

Taking nothing away from plenty of other wines I have been drinking, I am really enjoying this style of red wine.  There seems to be quite a few available now that have freshness coupled with plenty of flavour without needing a … Continue reading

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2021 Castle Rock Estate Riesling Triple Treat

We have friends who are triplets, 3 sisters, who we’ve known for many years. All born on the same day, the same year; obviously making them triplets.  Yet, they have such different personalities and idiosyncrasies that was attractive to their … Continue reading

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2020 Pig in the House Organic Shiraz

This may sound a bit odd, but when I opened this wine, poured it, smelt it and then tasted it, the first thing that came to mind (with a grin on my face) was, gee this is a cheeky little … Continue reading

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2021 Carillion ‘Lovable Rogue’ Vermentino

Another lovable rogue to get your mitts on, gee I enjoyed this Vermentino and so did my better half.  It was such that we both even took the time to contemplate it, consider it and briefly talk about it together.  … Continue reading

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2021 Carillion ‘Lovable Rogue’ Fiano

A work colleague asked me what interesting wines I had drunk lately and, amongst others, I showed him a photo of this wine.  His response, “I’ve never heard of Fiano.”  I had a bit of a chuckle because he pronounced … Continue reading

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2021 Golden Grove Estate Brosé Rosé

I think the days of rosé being a light red wine and not being taken seriously are long gone.  Even the term, ‘Rosé Revolution’ seems to have faded off into the wine horizon.  Rosé stands alone as a wine style … Continue reading

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2021 Golden Grove Estate Vermentino

I sometimes see on social media where people I went to school with have done quite well for themselves.  Interestingly though, they were never a ‘shining light’ at school.  They were not a teacher’s pet nor a star sports person, … Continue reading

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